They are trapped in what we created.
I think sleep deprivation, sleep fragmentation, certainly causes attention deficit issues.
If they're taking naps they aren't lazy, ... They need to make up this sleep debt.
The transition to go to school is easier for younger children, ... Once you start puberty, the transition gets tough, since now the brain tells you to stay up later, but parents and school tell you to get up earlier.
Some of our kids are literally sleep-walking through life, with some potentially serious consequences. As clinicians and researchers, we know more now than ever about the biological and behavioral issues that prevent kids from getting enough sleep. But the National Sleep Foundation did something powerful: They asked teens themselves about their sleep. The results are startling and should be a wake-up call to any parent or pediatrician.